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I had no idea…

Man, this blog has visitors from everywhere !

I recently added the Feedjit live traffic widget (look at the bottom of the left sidebar), without realizing that it came with a "see what’s happening in real time" feature. Talk about a fun feature!

Well, in the last day alone, we’ve had visitors from Indiana, Washington (state), Virginia, [...]

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OK, I’m officially being driven crazy by this &$(*#^ blog theme

I’m frustrated! I know you guys would prefer for me to blog about Sheltie Rescue and related subjects, and here I am obsessing about the blog. Yesterday, I was playing around with this and that on the blog, trying out some new ideas, and my system was getting sooooo sllloooowwwwwww htat I decided I’d better [...]

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The experiment continues

…and the lab hasn’t exploded. Yet.

Readers will have noticed by now that I’ve managed to make several changes without completely killing the site:

I’ve managed to get a “number of visits” counter working
I discovered how to do “live traffic” feeds (and how to watch traffic coming to the blog in real time!)
I’ve managed to [...]

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80% Done

There’s an old saying in the computer bizness that goes something like this: Every project is 80% complete for 80% of the time. Sometimes the word "program" is used instead of "project". You’ve probably experienced this yourself, even if you didn’t know the saying.

Well, I hereby assert that my project to overhaul this blog is [...]

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Half Done

Well, as you can see, the appearance of our blog has changed. I’ve just finished upgrading to WordPress 2.7, which was astoundingly easy, and then I applied a new template that I found. This template (named Atahualpa, in case you’re curious) is claimed to be incredibly customizable directly from the administrator screens (instead of having [...]

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…and then the lab blew up…

Experiments. Sometimes they work. Sometimes the lab explodes in a ball of fire.

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After whining about how stale this blog has begun to look (to me, that is), I’ve decided that it’s time to put up or shut up.

Starting this weekend, I’m going to start playing around with other templates in hopes of finding something that [...]